Contains key information relating to poultry diseases that are influenced by gastrointestinal health. Including treatments, solutions and preventative measures.
Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health: Traditional Treatments and Innovative Solutions
It is well known that colonization of the intestine and commensal bacteria is related to protection of the intestine against pathogens, increased body weight and improved feed efficiency. The opposite situation, a delayed intestinal colonization or sudden changes in an established intestinal microflora, are often related with diarrhoea, poor nutrient absorption and increased susceptibility to a variety of diseases.
In this book poultry diseases that are directly related to the gastrointestinal tract, as well as diseases that are not directly, but that could be influenced by the intestinal health are covered. In addition, the impact of human pathogens harboured by poultry is also discussed.
As a background to understand the covered topics, basic insights in poultry anatomy, physiology and immunology are given. The book also contains pictures that aid in the description of poultry anatomy, digestive physiology and poultry diseases.
Contains chapters on anatomy and physiology, gastrointestinal tract, immunity, antibiotics and probiotics, bacterial ecosystems, diseases, mycotoxins, gut health, diseases in humans caused by poultry and enteritis.
This book is perfect for producers within the poultry production industries as well as Students and Veterinarians in poultry related areas of study and work.
Dr. Lorenzoni graduated as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Universidad de Chile in Chile, obtained a M.Sc. degree in Animal Science at McGill University in Canada, and a Ph.D. degree in Poultry Science at the University of Arkansas in USA where he also pursued Post-Doctoral training in the field of intestinal health of poultry.
Dr. Lorenzoni is currently based in Austria as Technical Manager for probiotics at Biomin one the leading feed additives manufacturers.
SECTION ONE: Basic Introduction To The Anatomy And Physiology Of The Digestive System
Basic Introduction to the Anatomy of the Digestive System
Basic Digestive Physiology
SECTION TWO: Immune Functions Of The Gastrointestinal Tract
Immune Functions of the Gastrointestinal Tract
SECTION THREE: Modulating The Gastrointestinal Ecosystem
Phytogenics (M. Sousa and G. Lorenzoni)
SECTION FOUR: Diseases In Poultry Directly Influenced By Gut Health
Crop Mycosis (Candidiasis)
SECTION FIVE: Non-Specific Enteritis In Poultry
Role of Mycotoxins in Gastrointestinal Health of Poultry (R. Borutova, I. Rodriques and G. Lorenzoni)
SECTION SIX: Diseases In Poultry Indirectly Influenced By Gut Health
SECTION SEVEN: Diseases In Humans Caused By Bacterial Infections Vectored By Poultry
Poultry as a Vector for Campylobacteriosis
Poultry as a Vector for Human Salmonellosis
Poultry as a Vector for Human Listeriosis
This book weighs: 275g
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Interfacing Immunity, Gut Health And Performance
By Dr Julie Taylor-Pickard and Dr Lucy Tucker
Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health
By G Lorenzoni
Nutrition and Health Of The Gastrointestinal Tract
By Edited by: M.C. Blok, H.A. Vahl, L. de Lange, A.E. v.d. Braak, G. Hemke and M. Hessing
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